The Impartial Electoral Fee has declared Senator Douye Diri and his operating mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, as the winner of the Bayelsa Point out Governorship election.
Hyperpeeps experiences that the Supreme Court docket experienced on Thursday, February 13, declared Diri the winner of the state’s gubernatorial election, declaring thanks and void the election of the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, David Lyon and his operating mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.
David Lyon experienced just completed planning which involves a dry operate of gatherings for his occasions which had been slated for Friday (nowadays), only for his hope of assumption of office as the fifth governor of the condition to undergo a enormous blow from the judgment of the Supreme Courtroom.
The judgment to both of those the APC and PDP, has also produced varied arguments and reactions from partisan and nonpartisan critics who ended up shocked by the judgment.
The judgment which was sent by a 5-guy panel of the Supreme Courtroom led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili, has also produced uncertainty in Bayelsa Point out as equally events disagreed on its interpretation.
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The chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole before in his response to the apex-court’s judgment threatened that the Swearin-in ceremony will not be held.
Meanwhile, the PDP spokesman, Kola Ologbodiyan, hailed the Supreme Court’s judgment, whilst downplaying Oshiomhole’s posture as just an vacant risk.
Meanwhile, the panel in its unanimous judgment requested the candidates of the celebration ith the following highest votes and the essential constitutional unfold of otes in the outcomes of the governorship election declared by INEC to be worn in as their replacements.
Even so, it stays unsure no matter if the Swear-in ceremony will however choose put these days, but it looks unlikely.